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barmetro

Email- barmetro@libero.it

Insertion Date: 08/04/2009


Distillery

ARDBEG DISTILLERY PROFILE

Type

Ardbeg The Second Oldest Distillery On Islay. Although Distilling Can Be Traced Back to 1794 Here This Distillery Was Founded In 1815

Region

Owned By The McDougall Family From 1817 1817 Distillery Fully Operational,

Age

1959 Ardbeg Distillery Ltd Created, 1977 Acquired By Hiram Walker, 1981 Closed,

Distilled

1989 Taken Over By Allied Distillers And Production Recommenced, 1996 Closed In July,

Size

1997 Acquired By Glenmorangie plc, 1998 New Visitor's Centre Opened

Proof

Starting From 1989, Used By Ardbeg Malt Is Produced By The Malting of Port Ellen, And Do Not Have This Extremely Smoked.

Notes

Today The Owners of The Distillery Are LVMH Group (Louis Vuitton Mot Hennessy) Water Source: Loch Arinambeast & Loch Uigedale. Date April 2009.